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(Deadline)   Cars 3's $51.8 million puts it in overdrive to dethrone Wonder Woman's $40 million from the #1 spot. Inexplicably, the Tupac biopic All Eyez on Me was #3 with $31 million, The Mummy entombed at #4 with $13 million, 47 Meters Down capsized at #5   ( deadline.com) divider line
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2017-06-18 11:50:17 AM  
Cool, so uh, Wonder Woman was not a good movie, stop casting people who can't fight as action heroes, why won't Gal Gadot return my creepy phone calls, and so forth.

And none of that even gets into the fact that, as a white male, this movie threatened my way of life.  First, they cancel The Cosby Show, and now this.

I'll be writing a thread about this on the Women Are Stoopid forums, but we need to fight back, before it's too late.
 
2017-06-18 12:01:47 PM  
Kinda surprised at 47 Meters, it looked promising from the trailers.

/trailers always lie, etc.
 
2017-06-18 12:05:18 PM  
FTFA: Sony's misfire Rough Night which fell 16% for $2.8M on its way to an industry-estimated $8.05M opening in 7th place.

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2017-06-18 12:17:48 PM  

I Have A Bo Burnham GIF For That: FTFA: Sony's misfire Rough Night which fell 16% for $2.8M on its way to an industry-estimated $8.05M opening in 7th place.

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2017-06-18 12:19:14 PM  

I Have A Bo Burnham GIF For That: FTFA: Sony's misfire Rough Night which fell 16% for $2.8M on its way to an industry-estimated $8.05M opening in 7th place.

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1/3 of that wasn't a gif, so you broke character. Worse, you used TEXT!

The legacy tragically cut short.
 
2017-06-18 12:31:22 PM  

Smoking GNU: I Have A Bo Burnham GIF For That: FTFA: Sony's misfire Rough Night which fell 16% for $2.8M on its way to an industry-estimated $8.05M opening in 7th place.

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1/3 of that wasn't a gif, so you broke character. Worse, you used TEXT!

The legacy tragically cut short.


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2017-06-18 12:33:34 PM  
Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.
 
2017-06-18 12:45:01 PM  

TheFoz: Smoking GNU: I Have A Bo Burnham GIF For That: FTFA: Sony's misfire Rough Night which fell 16% for $2.8M on its way to an industry-estimated $8.05M opening in 7th place.

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1/3 of that wasn't a gif, so you broke character. Worse, you used TEXT!

The legacy tragically cut short.

Copied text, still contained gif.

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2017-06-18 12:51:17 PM  
Apparently people still give a shiat about Tupac
 
2017-06-18 12:53:42 PM  

Bslim: Apparently people still give a shiat about Tupac


Tupac's last Reddit post was a "live IAmA", which is an anagram for "I am alive".
 
2017-06-18 01:12:47 PM  

Bslim: Apparently people still give a shiat about Tupac


He sold millions of albums and his story ended with a "Who Shot JR" level of mystique. Plus, NWA's behind the music biopic Straight Out of Compton was a critical and box office success. People were probably seeing if the same would hold true for the Tupac movie. I'm not too surprised.

/it would be interesting to see how long it sustains
//with a 24% fresh rating on RT, it's probably not going to have the same critical success
 
2017-06-18 01:27:26 PM  
That seems lower than what would have been expected for Cars 3. But I took my son to it yesterday (his first ever movie in a theater), and less than half the seats were full.
 
2017-06-18 01:51:20 PM  
I liked Rough Night back when it was Very Bad Things.
 
2017-06-18 02:19:06 PM  
You know, subby, you don't have to cram the entire article into the headline. That's why we link to things.
 
2017-06-18 02:28:22 PM  

MichiganFTL: Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.


Which is impressive since it really wasn't all that good.
 
2017-06-18 02:32:31 PM  
Subby sounds white and/or The English Major
 
2017-06-18 02:37:21 PM  

debug: MichiganFTL: Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.

Which is impressive since it really wasn't all that good.


It's pretty good for a woman though. RT gave it the +40% affirmative action score of course, too bad it won't beat out the Spider-Man 3 masterpiece at the box office. Maybe they'll learn they shoulda just made it Wonder Man
 
2017-06-18 03:02:56 PM  

Bslim: Apparently people still give a shiat about Tupac


After watching last weeks episode of iZombie, I've heard several theories proving he's still alive, man.
 
2017-06-18 03:12:08 PM  

MichiganFTL: debug: MichiganFTL: Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.

Which is impressive since it really wasn't all that good.

It's pretty good for a woman though. RT gave it the +40% affirmative action score of course, too bad it won't beat out the Spider-Man 3 masterpiece at the box office. Maybe they'll learn they shoulda just made it Wonder Man


Wonder Man was almost in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2:

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2017-06-18 03:40:34 PM  
From the trailers, casting (Junior Johnson portraying what I can only guess is an old moonshine runner), and utilizing North Wilkesboro as inspiration, Cars 3 sounds awesome!
 
2017-06-18 04:14:48 PM  

MichiganFTL: debug: MichiganFTL: Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.

Which is impressive since it really wasn't all that good.

It's pretty good for a woman though. RT gave it the +40% affirmative action score of course, too bad it won't beat out the Spider-Man 3 masterpiece at the box office. Maybe they'll learn they shoulda just made it Wonder Man


Eh, there are plenty of films with male leads that are crap too.
 
2017-06-18 04:16:55 PM  

bluorangefyre: From the trailers, casting (Junior Johnson portraying what I can only guess is an old moonshine runner), and utilizing North Wilkesboro as inspiration, Cars 3 sounds awesome!


They aren't really my thing, but the third was much better than the second.

The new characters were good, and they toned down Mater quite a bit while still giving him a few key moments. And yes, there was an old moonshine running reference.
 
2017-06-18 04:22:54 PM  

Mike_LowELL: Cool, so uh, Wonder Woman was not a good movie, stop casting people who can't fight as action heroes, why won't Gal Gadot return my creepy phone calls, and so forth.

And none of that even gets into the fact that, as a white male, this movie threatened my way of life.  First, they cancel The Cosby Show, and now this.

I'll be writing a thread about this on the Women Are Stoopid forums, but we need to fight back, before it's too late.


Cars 3 is actually a good movie and it's been a while since a decent kids movie came out so not to surprising that it is doing well.
 
2017-06-18 05:04:59 PM  

Flappyhead: I liked Rough Night back when it was Very Bad Things.


I didn't see Rough Night but I doubt it was as farked up as Very Bad Things.

I liked Wonder Woman and I'm pretty burned out on super hero movies.
 
2017-06-18 06:40:07 PM  
Saw The Mummy this weekend with 6 others. Not one person disliked it. Did see three other people walk out half an hour in though so ymmv.
 
2017-06-18 07:08:32 PM  

Gleeman: Kinda surprised at 47 Meters, it looked promising from the trailers.

/trailers always lie, etc.


I got the feeling you saw the movie if you saw the trailer, and there wasn't much to keep you going back to it.
 
2017-06-18 07:10:05 PM  

Mugato: Flappyhead: I liked Rough Night back when it was Very Bad Things.

I didn't see Rough Night but I doubt it was as farked up as Very Bad Things.

I liked Wonder Woman and I'm pretty burned out on super hero movies.


I first saw the trailer for Rough Night right after Girls Trip (better known as 'IT'S A BOOTYHOLE') and.....yeah.  Rough Night might have benefited from being released a month or so later because right before they get to the Very Bad Things part of the plot it was essentially the same exact movie.
 
2017-06-18 07:18:20 PM  

Guntram Shatterhand: I first saw the trailer for Rough Night right after Girls Trip (better known as 'IT'S A BOOTYHOLE') and.....yeah.  Rough Night might have benefited from being released a month or so later because right before they get to the Very Bad Things part of the plot it was essentially the same exact movie.


Was is as farked up as Very Bad Things because it's been a long time but I remember Very Bad Things being pretty farked up an if you'll excuse the chauvinism, I don't see a chick flick being that farked up.
 
2017-06-18 08:28:30 PM  

MichiganFTL: Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.


And for the second weekend in a row it's outpacing all the other DCEU movies, at least domestically. This weekend, at an estimated $40.7 million, it's way ahead of Man of Steel, BvS and Suicide Squad in their third weekends ($20.7, $23.3 and $20.8, respectively).

It's also already outgrossed the entire run of Ghostbusters 2016 in total box office revenue ($571.8 mil vs. $229.1 mil), and both movies had similar budgets. Yeah, I got a real laugh out of that.
 
2017-06-18 09:07:15 PM  

Mugato: Guntram Shatterhand: I first saw the trailer for Rough Night right after Girls Trip (better known as 'IT'S A BOOTYHOLE') and.....yeah.  Rough Night might have benefited from being released a month or so later because right before they get to the Very Bad Things part of the plot it was essentially the same exact movie.

Was is as farked up as Very Bad Things because it's been a long time but I remember Very Bad Things being pretty farked up an if you'll excuse the chauvinism, I don't see a chick flick being that farked up.


I can't imagine it is based on the marketing. The trailer is playing it as a straight up comedy, whereas Very Bad Things was pretty dark.
 
2017-06-18 09:09:54 PM  

clkeagle: bluorangefyre: From the trailers, casting (Junior Johnson portraying what I can only guess is an old moonshine runner), and utilizing North Wilkesboro as inspiration, Cars 3 sounds awesome!

They aren't really my thing, but the third was much better than the second.

The new characters were good, and they toned down Mater quite a bit while still giving him a few key moments. And yes, there was an old moonshine running reference.


Basically Cars 3 is the straight up sequel to to the original, kind of completely ignoring the 2nd one even happened.

It's not a bad film either, but it's fairly generic.
 
2017-06-18 09:38:57 PM  

B.L.Z. Bub: MichiganFTL: Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.

And for the second weekend in a row it's outpacing all the other DCEU movies, at least domestically. This weekend, at an estimated $40.7 million, it's way ahead of Man of Steel, BvS and Suicide Squad in their third weekends ($20.7, $23.3 and $20.8, respectively).


It's also already outgrossed the entire run of Ghostbusters 2016 in total box office revenue ($571.8 mil vs. $229.1 mil), and both movies had similar budgets. Yeah, I got a real laugh out of that.


I dimly remember either on Reddit or here on FARK someone saying that Wonder Woman was going to fail badly at the box office.  Hope they got trolled for saying that....
 
2017-06-18 09:43:07 PM  

Mugato: Guntram Shatterhand: I first saw the trailer for Rough Night right after Girls Trip (better known as 'IT'S A BOOTYHOLE') and.....yeah.  Rough Night might have benefited from being released a month or so later because right before they get to the Very Bad Things part of the plot it was essentially the same exact movie.

Was is as farked up as Very Bad Things because it's been a long time but I remember Very Bad Things being pretty farked up an if you'll excuse the chauvinism, I don't see a chick flick being that farked up.


Rough Night looks like it's trying to mash up the plot of Very Bad Things with the comedy of The Hangover.
Instead of chopping up the stripper and burying her in the desert like Christian Slater, Rough Night looks like it tries to do a Weekend at Bernie's style slapstick with it.
 
2017-06-18 10:06:14 PM  

Forbidden Doughnut: B.L.Z. Bub: MichiganFTL: Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.

And for the second weekend in a row it's outpacing all the other DCEU movies, at least domestically. This weekend, at an estimated $40.7 million, it's way ahead of Man of Steel, BvS and Suicide Squad in their third weekends ($20.7, $23.3 and $20.8, respectively).

It's also already outgrossed the entire run of Ghostbusters 2016 in total box office revenue ($571.8 mil vs. $229.1 mil), and both movies had similar budgets. Yeah, I got a real laugh out of that.

I dimly remember either on Reddit or here on FARK someone saying that Wonder Woman was going to fail badly at the box office.  Hope they got trolled for saying that....


Probably both places.  Fark has a decent sized fedora group.
 
2017-06-18 10:15:55 PM  
I saw WW finally...super clunky dialogue in parts and probably about 30 mins too long... otherwise not bad. Certainly not great.

Aliens Covenant way better.
 
2017-06-18 10:21:36 PM  
We saw WW today, the wife said she was surprised by how much she liked it.  I enjoyed it, Gal Gadot absolutely killed it in that role. There was a couple weak visual effects and maybe a bit too much Matrix sudden slow mo. Plus it it did really remind me of The First Avenger-not necessarily a bad thing.But she was so good in the role that she just carried the whole thing.
 
2017-06-18 10:30:47 PM  

Flappyhead: Forbidden Doughnut: B.L.Z. Bub: MichiganFTL: Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.

And for the second weekend in a row it's outpacing all the other DCEU movies, at least domestically. This weekend, at an estimated $40.7 million, it's way ahead of Man of Steel, BvS and Suicide Squad in their third weekends ($20.7, $23.3 and $20.8, respectively).

It's also already outgrossed the entire run of Ghostbusters 2016 in total box office revenue ($571.8 mil vs. $229.1 mil), and both movies had similar budgets. Yeah, I got a real laugh out of that.

I dimly remember either on Reddit or here on FARK someone saying that Wonder Woman was going to fail badly at the box office.  Hope they got trolled for saying that....

Probably both places.  Fark has a decent sized fedora group.


A) The track record of female-led comic book movies is...not good. And B), it's DC. You didn't have to wear a trilby to think it would be a dumpster fire.
 
2017-06-18 11:01:18 PM  

Your_Huckleberry: We saw WW today, the wife said she was surprised by how much she liked it.  I enjoyed it, Gal Gadot absolutely killed it in that role. There was a couple weak visual effects and maybe a bit too much Matrix sudden slow mo. Plus it it did really remind me of The First Avenger-not necessarily a bad thing.But she was so good in the role that she just carried the whole thing.


The First Avenger is my favorite MCU movie. Some of it is because of nostalgia (Captain America was my first Marvel comic I read regularly) but mostly because it was fun in the Saturday matinee kind of way. Wonder Woman is like that, too.
 
2017-06-18 11:17:39 PM  
I just think it's a tragedy that we've already gotten two sequels to Cars,but we're still waiting on one sequel to The Incredibles.
 
2017-06-18 11:30:04 PM  

clkeagle: That seems lower than what would have been expected for Cars 3. But I took my son to it yesterday (his first ever movie in a theater), and less than half the seats were full.


Just got back from the 10pm show and there were 4 people in the theater.

/school night, but still
 
2017-06-18 11:34:39 PM  
WW was pretty good, except the final fight wasn't choreographed or animated very well at all. And there were a couple of parts where you could tell Zack Snyder burst into the editing room or something. Like "this is a pretty good fight scene, oh fark, Zack Snyder just showed up, oh fark oh fark oh fark."

Also, the way it's written, it makes World War 2 a plot hole. How can you make World War 2 a plot hole?
 
2017-06-19 12:02:16 AM  

Trocadero: WW was pretty good, except the final fight wasn't choreographed or animated very well at all. And there were a couple of parts where you could tell Zack Snyder burst into the editing room or something. Like "this is a pretty good fight scene, oh fark, Zack Snyder just showed up, oh fark oh fark oh fark."


Yes, Zack and Debra Snyder supervised the production.
Studios don't give final cut to someone whose resume consists of an indie flick 13 years ago and a couple of episodes of Entourage.
 
2017-06-19 02:53:11 AM  

Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadu: Basically Cars 3 is the straight up sequel to to the original, kind of completely ignoring the 2nd one even happened.


IMO, Cars 2 is basically just one of those "Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales" shorts, stretched-out to feature length. It probably would've been a lot more fun, too; given the same story, but constrained to a 7-10 minute runtime.
 
2017-06-19 05:49:51 AM  
I liked the end of Wonder Woman when she fights WWI Magneto...
 
2017-06-19 07:30:59 AM  

good_2_go: Just got back from the 10pm show and there were 4 people in the theater.

/school night, but still


who the fark would take their kid to a movie at 10pm
 
2017-06-19 09:55:21 AM  

Fork'n Router: I saw WW finally...super clunky dialogue in parts and probably about 30 mins too long... otherwise not bad. Certainly not great.

Alien Covenant way better.


Okay...WOW.  If you liked it, more power to ya...but in my opinion, Alien Covenant was TERRIBLE compared to Wonder Woman, and I really wanted to like Covenant.

A:C was essentially a retread of Alien.  It's the exact same plot:

1. Ship traveling through deep space with crew in hypersleep
2. Crew is awakened from hypersleep, receives mysterious transmission
3. Crew lands on planet to investigate transmission's source
4. Crewmember encounters parasitic alien lifeform that later kills him
5. Alien wreaks havoc on surviving crew, who are eliminated one by one
6. Final showdown on ship between surviving crew and alien; alien is eliminated

The only difference is in this case, there was no reason to give a tenth of a shiat about ANY of the characters.  Aside from Daniels, Tennessee and Walter, they're soulless Xenomorph fodder.  At least in Alien, each character had some semblance of personality.  Each kill was shocking and jarring because even though you didn't know too much about Kane, Brett, Dallas, Parker or Lambert, they had personalities strong enough to make them compelling.  In Covenant, not only were the deaths predictable as hell, they were made meaningless because not only was there no reason to care that they were getting killed, they were being killed because of their own dazzling stupidity.  The only character I even somewhat cared about was Daniels, and even then just barely since she was essentially "Ripley Lite".

Ugh...I could go on for hours on this damn movie, but I've said enough already.  Again, if you liked it, good on ya...but comparing it to Wonder Woman is apples-to-oranges writ large.
 
2017-06-19 10:21:24 AM  

Plant Rights Activist: good_2_go: Just got back from the 10pm show and there were 4 people in the theater.

/school night, but still

who the fark would take their kid to a movie at 10pm


The kind who would have a kid in summer school?

Or the dude is taking summer college classes and was referring to himself when he said "School night, but still..."
 
2017-06-19 10:55:29 AM  

Your_Huckleberry: We saw WW today, the wife said she was surprised by how much she liked it.  I enjoyed it, Gal Gadot absolutely killed it in that role. There was a couple weak visual effects and maybe a bit too much Matrix sudden slow mo. Plus it it did really remind me of The First Avenger-not necessarily a bad thing.But she was so good in the role that she just carried the whole thing.


I couldn't agree more. I had middling expectations and it soared above those.  I think they did a better(more heroic?) 'hero with a shield in world war' scenes than Captain America, which helped.  The slo mo was unnecessary and just makes you want Snyder to stop trying to put his stamp on this, and a couple of the full on cgi heroics were a bit clunky, but overall it was very satisfying.

The 'love' message could have been reworked/reworded to not sound so cheesy at the end, but I can live with it.
 
2017-06-19 11:04:47 AM  

Plant Rights Activist: good_2_go: Just got back from the 10pm show and there were 4 people in the theater.

/school night, but still

who the fark would take their kid to a movie at 10pm


No kids. A group of 3 guys late teens or early twenties. And me. I went to that showing to avoid the ankle biters and the distractions they cause.
 
2017-06-19 11:24:15 AM  

B.L.Z. Bub: Flappyhead: Forbidden Doughnut: B.L.Z. Bub: MichiganFTL: Wonder Woman closing in on domestic top 12 Marvel gross and top 20 comic book adaptation.

And for the second weekend in a row it's outpacing all the other DCEU movies, at least domestically. This weekend, at an estimated $40.7 million, it's way ahead of Man of Steel, BvS and Suicide Squad in their third weekends ($20.7, $23.3 and $20.8, respectively).

It's also already outgrossed the entire run of Ghostbusters 2016 in total box office revenue ($571.8 mil vs. $229.1 mil), and both movies had similar budgets. Yeah, I got a real laugh out of that.

I dimly remember either on Reddit or here on FARK someone saying that Wonder Woman was going to fail badly at the box office.  Hope they got trolled for saying that....

Probably both places.  Fark has a decent sized fedora group.

A) The track record of female-led comic book movies is...not good. And B), it's DC. You didn't have to wear a trilby to think it would be a dumpster fire.


A)Off the top of my head I can think of a grand total of 3 other female lead comic book movies in my lifetime, so the sample size is meaningless.  B)The comment was about box office.  Say what you will about the DCU, but the movies make made bank.
 
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